Archive for August 2019

Knocking Down Walls, Floors and Ceilings in a Richmond BoTM

Major structural works have begun for our renovation and extension of a Building of Townscape Merit in Richmond. Walls, ceilings and floors are disappearing as we start to remake this beautiful home for the 21st century. On the right side of the roof you can see the new double dormer beginning to take shape, while…

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Planning Permission and Listed Buildings Consent for Belgravia Townhouse

Dyer Grimes Architecture are delighted to announce that we have received planning permission and listed buildings consent from Westminster City Council to restore and extend a townhouse on a historic Belgravia terrace. Each colour in the above diagram represents a different age of building fabric. Much of the original structure was destroyed by bombing in…

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Cap Ferret’s Houses on Stilts – the Best Way to Avoid Flooding?

My briefs may have their challenges, but at Cap Ferret I saw how necessity inspired humble oyster farmers to build in the face of one of nature’s most powerful forces. Cap Ferret is a sandy peninsula in South West France stretched out between the calm Bassin d’Arcachon and the breaking waves of the Atlantic, creating…

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BUILD Awards DGA for Excellence in Listed Building Restorations

We are delighted to announce that BUILD has awarded Dyer Grimes Architecture for Excellence in Listed Building Restorations in their 2019 Architecture Awards. This award was given due to the quality and care we put into our listed projects, such as the Grade II Georgian townhouse in Cheltenham Terrace, shown above. To see more from…

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